Machine Minute: The Importance of Stay Stitching|
descriptionDon't come undone! Stay stitching along the edge of your finished quilt top will help keep the seams from breaking apart.
Machine Minute: Secrets for Sewing Long Strips
Do you notice your seams bow when sewing long strips? To keep your long strips straight, follow this simple tip.
Machine Minute: Four Tips for Sewing Straighter
Get four quick tips for sewing straighter to improve accuracy and your finished projects!fabric just along that -- sort of like a bumper and a bowling Alley daughter. You use that as the bumper to guide your fabric through the machine it can be very very helpful. Second. Many
Machine Minute: Hexagons Gone Crazy
Hexagons are hot! Combine this popular shape with crazy quilting for a unique look.your machine doesn't have this electronic display that you look at your instruction manual and figure out the correct but. Because if you're stuck with a quarter inch putt and there's just around needle hole you'll break the needle. With decorative stitches the needles and a swing back and forth from right to left so it's very important that you have the right foot on before you begin decorative stitching. Then I also have a display that tells me the -- and length of the stitch and what I loved here as I can adjust the wit and lakes. Now watch as this stitch . Pattern alters. And becomes longer. So I can get exactly the kind of look I want. So I'm gonna stop there and that
Machine Minute - Better Binding
Jennifer demonstrates an easy way to add binding to your quilt without having to cut binding on the bias!goes straight here from the finding. To -- the edge it's a Wall Street . That's I'm gonna get a nice miter when I turn it back. -- finger press that diagonal. There. That I hold it with my left hand . And bringing it back down with my right. Here I'm aligning these edges. And at the top edge where the increase is
Machine Minute - Add a Hanging Sleeve
Save yourself some time by adding a hanging sleeve at the same time as your binding! Jennifer shows you this simple technique.dependent on what kind of ride you'll have hanging through it. The curtain rod he could obviously get I was a much smaller actually. Or if you've got pulled ping -- hasn't -- something goes through
Machine Minute - Advanced Pivoting
Jennifer shows you one of her favorite time-saving sewing machine features - advanced pivoting.enjoy as well so when you're trying to determine for your next sewing machine purchase. Which features are most important make sure you check out ones like the -- -- feature I think you'll enjoy it.
Machine Minute - Specialty Stitches: Wing Needle
Try a wing needle with your sewing machine's heirloom stitches for beautiful results!make that whole scene conceived through the -- and that's really the desired effect of an air -- So I speaking napkins to give as gifts. And I just adding I -- stitched around all the outside I've got contrasting thread here. But -- an iron in stitches are also seen on garments. Or on christening gowns things where you can use white thread and white linen and you want a very delicate look. -- mile tried tried he -- stitches on your machine and you might find you've
Machine Minute - Specialty Stitches: Twin Needle
Using a twin needle is twice as fun as a regular needle and produces beautiful stitching.is selling a single line. Let me show you how. Source standard sewing machine needle. As a single shaft. And a single point. At twin needle. Has two point side by side and the distance between
Machine Minute - Hand Embroidered Look by Machine
Love the look of hand embroidery, but not the time it takes? Jennifer Keltner shares a great way to get the look using your sewing machine.for you. I'm going to show you how you can embroider a tea towel using just a straight stitch on your machine and a 12-weight thread. Change your needle to a 9014. That gives you a little bit bigger eye to accommodate the 12 weight. And in the bobbin, just a standard sewing thread will do. One that matches your 12-weight threat. Then draw your design onto a basic tea towel . I've got one that's got a fairly loose weave here but you could also use a flour sack . You can either use a white box or a sunny window to transfer your designer but just trace it on with some sort of air or water soluble marker. You'll want to get a piece of stabilizer to put behind your work, and that will just give it some stability.